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and the baltimore county police have already committed to running additional controls at the schools and making hand-held metal detectors available to school resource officers. the teachers are also being called upon to look for signs of troubled students in their classroom. [ and certainly one facet of it, but it is not the only one. there are students who just don't feel connected. we want teachers to be aware of that and spend some time with that student and find out why they don't feel connected. >> reporter: many of the security enhancements are also outlined in letters schools will send home with students on monday and the superintendent is reaching out to them on a videotaped message on the web site. >> there is no place in our schools for violence. we will make sure that as a school system we do everything possible to maintain safety. >> reporter: the hotline being set up and it will allow people to call in tips anonymously and there is an e-mail or text concerns over potential threats giving them additional means to help protect themselves. abc 2 news. >>> of course every school system has
in one essex neighborhood. baltimore county police say this man set fire to a carport, several vehicles and a boat. jamie brown lives in the neighborhood. and he had two vehicles in his carport burned along with a boat. he told us he doesn't believe the fire was set at his home. >> and just paid for the bought. just -- boat and just paid for the boat, paid cash for the boat and i bought it, fixed it up and i don't even have it in my name yet, you ing for the title. >> brown says all he can do now is tell police what he can and wait for insurance adjuster. >>> a former city police officer gives thanks to a hospital for saving his life, not once, but twice. gene cassidy braved the microphones at the university of maryland mecal center today but his true bravery began 25 years ago. while makingen arrest, he was shot twice in the head and may have died if it wasn't for shock trauma. left blind, he would later face death again the dire need of a liver transplant. the maryland medical center and an unknown organ donor came to his aid. >> we thought we would lose gene. gene.(.ecl) that's what
to d.c. or traveling up to 95. here's what it looks like in downtown baltimore right at 395. you'll notice not too many cars out there just yet. everything will remain up to speed through that fort mchenry tunnel as well as the harbor tunnel. and as we check in and take a look at the drive times, 695 will be in great shape as well traveling the lout from 95 up to -- outer loop from 95 up to 83. 11 minute ride and no delays on the west side. # 1 minutes as well on the outer loop from 795 down towards 95. that's a lock at your abc2 timesaver traffic. megan over to you. >>> this morning, students at morgan state university prepare to head back to class after a man was shot on campus. abc2 news' sherrie johnson is live this morning in northeast baltimore with the latest on the investigation and have police found the shooter? i know they've been looking for him. >> reporter: right, police are still looking for the shooter in this case as this investigation continues, yet classes are set to resume in a few hours after being canceled last night because of the shooting. this all happened
years. baltimore, i'm manny locke, abc2 news. >> all right. way to go. the orioles just announce add challenge it go orange. the team wants all elementary, middle and high schools to deck rated classrooms, gyms, feel with an orioles look. the winning school gets a visit by an orioles just before the final home series of the year. go to for more information. >>> we're hearing about the shooting at morgan, perry hill and yesterday. the student who brought the gun to stemmers run never had a chance to pull the trigger because the typier wrestled it away. in many cases parents find out about these incidents through social media. but is giving a cell phone helpful or exposing them to other dangers. what is the right age for cell phones? >> reporter: when shots were fired inside perry hall's cafeteria on the first day of school, parents didn't have to wait for a note. >> he called me and said mom, mom, mom. there's a shooting. a shooting. >> i said, what! >> reporter: security is one of the main reasons parents give kids cell phones. 75% of the kids between 12 and 17 hav
was wrestled away from a baltimore county middle school, a student was taken into custody about joking about having a gun. the 15-year-old had been put in a timeout room when he told the staff he had a weapon, then he said he was kidding about having a gun. police were called to the school and took the teen into custody. he has been charged with disorderly conduct. >>> the teen accused of shooting a student on the very first day of school at perry hall high school will have his bail hearing. he is scheduled to appear before a judge at 9:30 tomorrow morning. police say gladden brought a handgun to school, assembled it and fired shots in the cafeteria, hitting a classmate. >> with all this stuff going on, we touched on this topic yesterday after the second violent incident in as many weeks and we talked about the effects it can have on a child. >> interestingly, some of the research suggests when children see news reports about an even, they think every time they see that report, it's happened again. so that actually speaks to the job of the parents and communities to limit exposure to these k
health for a while. art modell as you know a hero to the town. he brought football back to baltimore but he's also always going to be remembered by an age credible giving person for everything that he did for this community. modell bought the browns that was back in 1961. then he moved the team here in 1996. modell dead at the age of 87. >>> news time right now 7:27. we're going to let you know what your looking at -- you're looking at as you head out the door this morning. meteorologist lynette charles. >> good morning everyone, maryland's most powerful radar picking up on some showers mainly off in virginia. if you're heading that way they have some heavy downpours but we're also dealing with the few showers now in southern maryland. snow hill, also around poke poke city. princess anne a light shower this morning. manchester a mixture of sun and clouds that will be the scenario through the day today. the temperature in manchester at 70 degrees right now. and we're also going to be dealing with a high temperature coming in right around 90. let's get a check of the traffic now with m
tomorrow if the situation changes. >>> another great night in baltimore. oh, yeah? let's show you these pictures. great for rolling down the windows and hear the crowd in camden yards a minute ago. will it stay nice? well wyatt everhart has some good news for you,. >> you're always the good guy when weather is this good. >> you're a great guy. >> i'll take it. we'll get that first cold blast. anyway, take a look at the temperatures outs there. so comfortable, 72 in the city, refreshing 67 in the apilous, dover at 6 -- in in apilous. 63 in dover. it's clear right now. but a new front is on the move coming out of the northern plains and arriving in the upper midwest back through iowa. this line of showers is likely to impact us. i'm thinking friday afternoon, evening, if we're going to get showers, that's when we'll see them. but in the meantime it doesn't get much better. overnight, great sleeping weather. we'll talk about how things are developing coming up. >>> tonight two people in maryland have now died from the west nile virus. that's two out of 25 reported cases. symptoms res
across the area we seat bright conditions in baltimore itself. we've got a gorgeous, gorgeous scenario for very competitive baseball. no question about that. again, enjoying what is some great weather right now. current conditions at bwi. we've got temperatures in the mid to upper 70s across the area. 78 at bwi. humidity is comfortably low at 47%. temperatures comfortable to low 80s. the dew points in the mid-40s. this is gorgeous. we're going to stay clear tonight, clear first thing when you wake up, maybe some fog. as we start off the day and low valleys a little bit of fog. otherwise, not bad at all. the trend shows this. that front we've been talking about begins to march into the high country west of us. by 6:00 maybe some showers from hagerstown west. then we go to tomorrow evening. looks like the showers will fall apart. nothing more than a stray shower into early saturday. look at this, nice and clear and brilliant blue skies will be back saturday and sunday. it will be breezy through the day on saturday. so it is clear for now but watching that front to the west. behind this n
students in jeopardy. he was trying to escape the officer. tucked in a parking lot, a baltimore county police officer spotted a suspicious car. after he ran the tag and discovered it was stolen, it set into emotion a series of events that would end in gun fear. >> when he approached the vehicle, the driver moved in an attempt to flee, almost striking the officer. the officer used his service weapon and fired upon the vehicle. >> struck by a bullet, the suspected car thief sped away from the scene but he wouldn't get far. >> officers canvassed the area, were able to find it in the parking lot of the high school. this is away from the school, near the football stadium. we believe it has nothing to do with the high school. >> reporter: paramedics transported the suspect to shock trauma. meanwhile, an investigation continues into the shooting and the unnamed officer has been placed on administrative duty. the car was reported stolen. there were no citizens endangered in that light. jeff hague are, abc2 news. >>> some tense moments at the forbush school. a 15-year-old boy told staff
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